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Allstate has given away over 45,000 life jackets to children

Published in the August 2009 Issue Published online: Aug 18, 2009
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Allstate Insurance Company's Safety Weekends and life jacket giveaways have been recognized by the National Water Safety Congress as this year's national award recipient.

Although law requires boaters to carry Coast Guard-approved life jackets aboard their vessels, 90 percent of all boaters who drowned in 2007 were not wearing life jackets. For the past five years, Allstate has given away over 45,000 life jackets to children under the age of 12 across the country during boating shows to promote safe boating. Allstate is committed to championing safety and raising awareness of the potential risks that boaters face. Boating is a great family leisure-time activity, which is why employing safe practices, like wearing a lifejacket, is so important.

Each year the National Water Safety Congress (NWSC) presents awards at the "International Boating and Water Safety Summit" to selected individuals and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to water safety during the previous year. The national award was presented to Allstate at the 13th Annual Internation-al Boating and Water Safety Summit in Palm Harbor, Fla., last April.

For more information on Allstate's Safety Weekends or Allstate's receipt of this national recognition, please visit www.allstate.com.

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